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Spring Thanksgiving

I have always wondered why we only do Thanksgiving/Christmas meals only once a year.
After making my 1st turkey for Christmas I made the decision that I was definitely doing it more than twice a year.
So out went the invites to the family and in came the people and the yummy side dishes!
For obvious reasons I did this, to spend time with family, to eat great food, lots of food options and plenty of left overs.
I also realize now why this shouldn't be done this time of year... the food.  Lots of it!

Eating loads in November/December is no big deal, it's winter!
With bikini season coming up, let's just say I am not having a "Thanksgiving" meal until November!

It was great fun though, I absolutely love my family and I am taking every possible chance to see them and get to know them better since I have never had the opportunity to spend this much time with them.


  1. Becca and John,

    Good food. Good treats. Great company!

    You know, I am very fortunate to have you as a cousin. You are truly a great person. I enjoy your positive energy, your thoughtfulness and how you put a strong emphasis on family. These are very important traits to have. It's not often I meet someone as young as yourself, that has this figured out. I guess Uncle Dougie and Aunt Catherine brought you up right.

    Keep up the good work. Continue being a Good Mother and wife. Follow your dreams. And keep reaching for the stars. (and always remember to keep a little Jamaican in you!)


    Cuz Robert


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